Taught and mentored by top video games sound designers, you will learn how to create the sounds that brings the world of the video game to life.
At Sound Design for Video Games programme of ThinkSpace Education, you will also learn to use audio middleware software, such as Wwise and FMOD, to implement your sounds into game engines like Unity.
For those with a background in audio production, audio engineering or music, Sound Design for Video Games offers a great career opportunity in a fast growing industry.
On this course, you will learn:
- To create game sound effects both from your own recordings and sourced from commercial libraries.
- How to use inexpensive and readily available field recording equipment to produce atmospheres, spot-effects and Foley.
- Technical skills like creating and implementing Foley, weapons, impacts and vehicle sounds.
- Business skills to help you produce a winning portfolio that will help you into a new career.
- Collaborative and remote working skills, vital in such a connected global industry.
- To imagine a sound world that fits perfectly with the ethos of the game.
On successful conclusion of your course, you will be awarded a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Chichester. All UK degrees, including those of the University of Chichester, are recognised worldwide. The qualification is fully accredited in the UK and subject to regular quality control, review and external invigilation to ensure the highest academic standards are maintained.
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- Game Music and Audio
- Research and Critical Reflection
- Game Audio Technology
- Sound and The Moving Image
- Interactive Audio
- Advanced Game Audio
This course is aimed at those looking to build a career in creating sound effects for video games. Our courses are career focused, so you can expect to be tackling tasks that a sound designer would expect to face in their working life. A student should have an understanding of the skills needed before joining the course, and already be comfortable in their software of choice.
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesMusic Video Games & Multimedia Computer Sciences View 16 other Masters in Music in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Applicants are required to have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in any subject. A limited number of places are available for non-degree holders (see the ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ section). We assume that completion of an undergraduate degree shows the applicant has the required level of academic ability to complete the course. Where applicants have been out of education for some time or come from a very different discipline, we can provide additional support through one to one tutorials during their course.
International12950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
National12950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 12950 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Getting a Student Visa
This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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